Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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to administer so liberally, to my wants  and I ask God in the name of Jesus  Christ, to multiply, blessings, without num ber upon their heads, and bless me with  much wisdom and understanding, and dis pose of me, to the best advantage, for my  brethren, and the advancement, of thy cause  and Kingdom, and whether my days are  many or few whether in life or in death  I say in my heart, O Lord let me  enjoy the society of such brethren
To day Elder Tanner brought me  the half of a fat[te]ned hog for the be[ne] fit of my family.
And a few days since Elder brought me a quarter of beef  and may all the blessings, that are  named above, be poured upon their  heads, for their kindness toward me—
10 December 1835 • Thursday
of <Wednesday <Thursday>> morning 10th  a beautiful morning, indeed, and fine  sleighing, this day my brethren, meet  according, to previous arangement, to chop  and haul wood for me, and they have  been verry industrious, and I think they  have supplyed me, with my winters  wood, for which I am sincerely grateful  to each and every, one of them, for this  expression of their, goodness towards me
And in the name of Jesus Christ  I envoke the rich benediction of heavn  to rest upon them, even all and their  families, and I ask my heavenly Father [p. 60]
to administer so liberally, to my wants and I ask God in the name of Jesus Christ, to multiply, blessings, without number upon their heads, and bless me with much wisdom and understanding, and dispose of me, to the best advantage, for my brethren, and the advancement, of thy cause and Kingdom, and whether my days are many or few whether in life or in death I say in my heart, O Lord let me enjoy the society of such brethren
To day Elder Tanner brought me the half of a fattened hog for the benefit of my family.
And a few days since Elder brought me a quarter of beef and may all the blessings, that are named above, be poured upon their heads, for their kindness toward me—
10 December 1835 • Thursday
Thursday morning 10th a beautiful morning, indeed, and fine sleighing, this day my brethren, meet according, to previous arangement, to chop and haul wood for me, and they have been verry industrious, and I think they have supplyed me, with my winters wood, for which I am sincerely grateful to each and every, one of them, for this expression of their, goodness towards me
And in the name of Jesus Christ I envoke the rich benediction of heavn to rest upon them, and their families, and I ask my heavenly Father [p. 60]
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